Joseph Thomas Mayner Oral History Interview, December 7, 2003, April 26, 2004

Oral History #OH0248

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Joseph Thomas Mayner Oral History Interview
    Creator: Mayner, Joseph Kenneth
    Mayner, Joseph Thomas
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Two oral history interviews with Joseph Thomas Mayner. Oral history interview #1 (12/7/2003) in fulfillment of Dr. LuAnn Jones' History 5135 (Spring 2003) class requirments. Oral history agreement signed by Joseph Thomas Mayner, 12/7/2003, and Joseph Kenneth Mayner, 12/8/2003. See also related LuAnn Jones Collection #798.4.e. Oral history interview #2 (4/26/2004), as a follow-up of previous interview, was conducted for History 5960. See also related LuAnn Jones Collection #798.3.d.
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.83 hours, 12 pages , ca. 3.5 hours,
  • Description

    Both interviews are conducted in Autryville, N.C. (Sampson County) by Joseph Kenneth Mayner, son of Joseph Thomas Mayner.

    Interview #1 pertains Joseph Thomas Mayner's life (ca. 1949-2003): education, blacks and segregation, hispanics, tobacco farm chores, Navy service, Roman Haas carpet factory (1972-1978), marriage, employment at Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, Fayetteville, NC, Sampson County industry, church life and business. 4 items. 15 p. 1 audio cassette (1 p.); 1 interview index (1 p.); 1 interview transcription, dated 12/7/2003 (12 p. typescript)

    Interview #2 pertains to Joseph Thomas Mayner's life (ca. 1970's-2004): his employment at Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, Fayetteville, NC; union organization; and absence of blacks in Autryville. 3 items. 7 p. 1 audio cassette (1 p.); 1 interview description dated 4/27/2004 (5 p. typescript)

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    Joseph Thomas Mayner Oral History Interview (#OH0248), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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    Encoded by Nanette Hardison, February 24, 2009

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